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Solar Energy: A Viable Idea For Your Power Needs? Possibly! Find Out More In Here

Contributed Post These days, most Americans get their electricity from a “grid” supplier. People can enjoy an on-demand supply that is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Sure, there may be the odd interruption to the service on rare occasions such as for maintenance work. But, on the whole, we can all expect to receive a reliable service. Of course, on-demand power comes at a price, and it’s one that is often rising each year. As more demands get placed on the grid, investment must get made to make it sustainable. And that usually means we all have to pay a little extra to make that happen. Today, there is a growing movement of people wishing to generate their own power. One…
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Cool Things You Can Do With Your Android Phone’s Headphone Jack

Contributed Post Picture Credit Just when you thought you knew everything about your Android phone, a new bit of info comes along to surprise you! I love learning about tips and tricks to get the most out of my smartphone. Imagine my amazement when I found that the headphone jack can do a lot more than connect headphones! Unfortunately, we’re not including the iPhone on this list due to the latest model’s abandonment of the jack (boo!). Still, all you Android owners are in luck! IR Blaster With the help of a handy gadget, you can get an IR blaster that plugs into the headphone jack. Once you’ve set it up, you can use it to control all sorts of devices in your home, including…
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When Is A Controversial Viewpoint Just An Uninformed Statement?

Contributed Post In any democracy, freedom of speech is an essential core component of life. We all have our views, and no one person’s opinion is more important than the other. Very recently, this blog has approached the issue of opening yourself up to other people’s experience. That too is an essential part of any tolerant society. If we never allow our views to be challenged or tested in any way, then how can we learn? And yet, freedom of speech is often used as a hammer to forestall criticism. People trot out views that they know to be provocative – and they should always be able to do so. But when they are counter-argued, some people will use free speech as a shield. “You…
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Headphones vs. Earphones: Which Is Best?

Contributed Post Picture credit   When you listen to a lot of music, the perennial question of whether to buy headphones or earphones will crop up at some point. There are various pros and cons for each, of course, and plenty of factors to consider. But, as we will see, the main thing to think about before you make your purchase is – what are you using them for? Understand the difference For those that don’t know, let’s go through a rough explanation of what we are talking about. Headphones sit on top of your head, with the cups that hold the speakers fitting around both of your ears. Earphones are smaller, don’t have the wide headband, and just fit in or around your ears….
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Why It Pays To Broaden Your Horizons And Listen To Voices That Aren’t Yours

Contributed Post If you’re a writer or a creative of any type, you quickly start to learn about your own voice. Particularly about your own identity and how it shapes not only what you create but how you create it. That same truth reaches out to every other manner of making a life in this world. So when your truth rubs up with the truth of someone with a different background from you, it can be jarring. But it’s important. Here’s why. geralt The other half of the population Is it just me or are we threatening to go backward by a few decades? We’re still living in a deeply flawed society and the answer of seemingly half the population is to elect Donald Trump….
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